Notes on three spiritual writers
A pet peeve of mine is the pigeonholing of authors—especially the label "nature writers" inflicted on certain writers of immense spiritual power.
The not-so-epic life of Karl Ove Knausgaard
Karl Ove Knausgaard forced me to cancel six months of my life in order to fixate on 30 years of his.
All ministry is local
Ministry is incarnationally specific. Pastors are called to see their place and people with God's "lover's eye," and to love them for their particularity.
A model for learning service and responsibility
Past efforts at "character education" have operated with a shallow understanding of character. The Expeditionary Learning model goes deeper.
Churches engage with gangs in El Salvador
The driver would only take me to Mejicanos once he talked to my contact at St. Francis of Assisi's. The church is neutral territory in a bloody landscape.
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